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Cannon One Of Seven Counties To See Unemployment Rise

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NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 9.4 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from the August rate of 9.6 percent.

The national unemployment rate for September 2010 was unchanged at 9.6 percent.

County non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for September 2010, released today, show that the rate decreased in 85 counties, increased in seven counties and remained the same in three counties.

Cannon's jobless rate for September was 9.5 percent, up date 9.1.

Lincoln County registered the state's lowest county unemployment rate at 6.0 percent, down from the August rate of 6.3 percent. Scott County had the state’s highest unemployment rate at 19.9 percent, up from 19.8 percent in the previous month, followed by Marshall County at 15.6 percent, down from the August rate of 15.9 percent.
 
Knox County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate of 7.1 percent, down from 7.6 percent in August. Hamilton County was 7.8 percent, down from 8.7 from the previous month.

Davidson County was 9.1 percent, down from 9.5 percent, and Shelby County was 9.8 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from August.
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Members Opinions:
October 29, 2010 at 2:06pm
Well that's OK the powers that be don't want any jobs in Cannon anyway and it might hurt the peace and tranquility of this quaint little piece if heaven.
October 29, 2010 at 7:18pm
It is terrible you are trapped in this evil community-maybe we could pass the hat and raise some money to rent you a U-Haul.
October 29, 2010 at 11:25pm
Another reason to vote yes on the Distillery question on the ballot. Jobs!
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